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Review of development and characterization of sugar palm fiber–reinforced polymer composites

Sahari, J. and Maleque, Md. Abdul and Sapuan, S.M. and Ishak, M.R. and Suriani, M.J. and YUsriah, L. (2019) Review of development and characterization of sugar palm fiber–reinforced polymer composites. In: Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers and Biocomposites. CRC Press, Boca Raton and London, pp. 15-40. ISBN 978-1-4987-5302-9

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the characterization and development of SPF- reinforced polymer composites, as well as other important issues related to these composites. Sugar palm fiber has been the subject of research to study the potential of this fiber as an alternative option to reinforce polymer composites due to the fiber’s good mechanical strength and its stiffness, as well as its high durability and good resistance to sea water, all of which make this fiber a potential alternative to synthetic fiber in polymer composites. Works have been carried out to study the physical, mechanical, and thermal properties of of understand the nature of this fiber, the suitable manufacturing parameters to produce good composites from this fiber, and the opportunities that SPF fiber could offer. The works are not limited only to basic mechanical and thermal properties of SPF, but also study the tribological performance durability, biodegradability, and compatibility of the SPF and its composites.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6103/67321
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T11.95 Industrial directories
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.2 Technological change
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP1080 Polymers, plastics and their manufacture
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP200 Manufacture and use of chemicals
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Dr. M A Maleque
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2018 15:43
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2018 15:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/67321

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